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. >> there is a jim holmes of aurora, colorado age on the tea party site. >> as has abc's error affected your trust in journalism? the movie theater massacre gave politicians and the press another chance to tackle the second amendment and rally for a change in gun laws. are the news media becoming too predictable on the issues? >> you didn't build that that. >> the president's words still in the news as are mitt romney. which candidate are the mainstream media protecting and which one is getting roasted? and who is this little boy and how did his store arery change news coverage? >> on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. rich lowry, editor of the national review. jim pinkerton, contributing editor of the american conservative magazine and daily beast editor, kirsten powers. i'm jon scott. it has been over a week now since we all learned of the terrible news, reports out of aurora, colorado describing a shooting massacre at a late night showing of a batman movie. news organizations scrambled to report the horrific details but not everyone got it right. >> i want to go t
say 24-year-old james holmes put on full tactical gear, including a helmet, gas mask, and a vest like this, arming himself with three guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. 20 minutes after the movie started, dates saw that same emergency exit door open again. >> the way that this person swung into the door, it seemed like this person was probably acting like a villain to swing into the door and walk in dressed all in black, a black cap, a black gas mask, body armor, weapon wrapped around his neck which i thought was fake. >> me and my husband, at the time, we both thought, oh, someone is pulling a prank. i hear this noise from down on my right and then i see this canister go all the way up, arch over the screen, and land about four or five rows below me. my first thought, oh, it's some kind of fireworks. >> come to find out, it was containing a toxic gas. it was hard for us to breathe. >> reporter: smoke filled the dark theater as fear swept through the sold-out crowd and then it got even worse. >> i realized people were screaming, a terror scream. >> reporter: you were hearing s
masked shooting in american history. police say 24-year-old james holmes put on full tactical gear, including a helmet, gas mask and a vest like this, arming himself with three guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. 20 minutes after the movie started, dates saw that same emergency exit door open again. >> the way that this person swung into the door, it seemed like this person was probably acting like a villain. to swing to the door, to walk in, dressed all in black, a black cap, a black gas mask, body armor, weapon wrapped around his neck which i thought was fake. >> me and my husband at the time, we thaulgts ought oh, som pulling a prank. i hear this poof from down on my right. and then i see this canister go all the way up, arch over the screen and land about four or five rows below me. my first thought was oh, it's some kind of a fireworks. >> come to find out it was containing a deadly -- like a toxic gasz. it was hard for us to breathe. >> reporter: smoke filled the dark theater as fear swept through the sold-out crowd. and then it got even worsz. >> i realize people were
talking about him joining the tea party last year. we don't know if this is the same jim holmes but it is jim holmes of colorado. >> that was brian ross talking to george stephanopoulos on "good morning america." of course, it was not the jim holmes. on a scale of one to five if five is completely lacking in journalistic credibility where would you put this one? >> six. i mean and here is why. not only did they get it wrong, not only did brian ross use that great journalistic tool of going toll find this guy jim holmes but then they put brian ross that night on abc world news at 6:30 p.m. and did a completely different story about the shooting and never apologized. didn't apologize during the day. owed not only the viewer but also mr. holmes the innocent one a full retraction on the air. this goes into too good to check, couldn't wait, didn't even apologize. >> does nobody stop and think maybe we ought to check this out before we go to air with it? >> that is the interesting question about this episode. everybody makes mistakes but where were the editors? where were the people w
. police say 24-year-old james holmes put on full tactical gear, including a helmet, gas mask and a vest like this. arming himself with three guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. 20 minutes after the movie started, he saw that same emergency exit door open again. >> this person swung into the door and acted like a villain to swing and walk in and dressed all in black. black cap and a black gas mask and body armor and weapon wrapped around his neck which i thought was fake. >> me and my husband at the time thought someone is pulling a prank. i hear this poof from down on my right. i see this canister go all the way up and arch over the screen and land about four or five rows below me. my first thought is it's some kind of fireworks. >> come to find out, it was containing a toxic gas. it was hard foritous breathe. >> smoke filled the dark theater as fear swept through the sold out crowd. then it got even worse. >> people were screaming a terror scream. >> you heard shots? >> yes. >> constant? >> like a semi automatic rifle? >> boom, boom, boom? >> exact low like that. >> in rhythm in
with ron claiborne. >>> we begin the suspect in the colorado movie theater massacre, james holmes will be appear in the araphoe county courtroom tomorrow. abc's clayton sandell has the latest from aurora, colorado. >> reporter: the prosecution hammers is about to fall on james holmes. >> this monday, july 30th. >> for the first time the accused mass pa murderer will hear the charges against him. after he came to a mid night screening of "the dark knight rises" opening fire. for thr hearing, they have banned cameras. holmes could be facing hundreds of charges. including 12 counts of first degree murder. expect charges for first degree assault and reckless engangment. >> if he gets convicted of ocout of murder, the possibility is death penalty. >> reporte they want that out of the hands of the police and the d.a.'s. because there is a position patient privilege. >> we tried asking dr. fenton, what if anything did she know about holmes and his alleged plans? she wasn't answering. always a chance that she knew nothing. that holmes kept his alleged plan a deadly secret. for "good morni
, everyone. we begin with the suspect in the colorado movie theater massacre, james holmes will be appear in the araphoe county courtroom tomorrow. it's the first step in formally charging holmes with the shooting death of 12 people in the midnight showing of the new batman movie. abc's clayton sandell has the latest from aurora, colorado. >> reporter: the prosecution's hammer is about to fall on james holmes. >> formal filing of charges this monday, july 30th. >> reporter: for the first time monday the accused mass murderer will hear the charges against him. ten days after police said that he came to a midnight screening of "the dark knight" carrying an arsenal of guns and opening fire. for this hearing, the judge has banned cameras. the courtroom here is expected to be packed tomorrow. holmes could be facing hundreds of charges, including 12 counts of first degree murder, 58 counts of attempted murder. expect charges for first-degree assault and reckless endangerment, and for what police found at his apartment. >> if he gets convicted of one count of first-degree murder, the punishment
. his lawyers revealing james holmes was seeing a psychiatrist, even as police say he was plotting to commit mass murder. our report tonight from nbc's mike taibbi. >> reporter: they're being laid to rest. rebecca, a local mother of two in her own hometown. >> rebecca was full of life and light. >> reporter: matt mcquinn buried in ohio, john larry more iowa. jonathan blunk to be buried in reno. jessica ghawi in san antonio. >> you don't know how long you have here ro. >> reporter: these are days spent healing. >> i was holding on to my neck. to staunch the bleeding. >> reporter: and reflecting on what brought them to this theater at just the wrong time. a theater whose owners are now offering to pay funeral expenses for those killed. for barton and boyhood pal, it was a bicycle trip to discover america. 3,000 miles so far east to west, stopping on day 44 for just one day in aurora. movie tickets for themselves and a local pal, and then madness. >> what happened kind of is the worst part, you know, of humanity. >> reporter: as for the suspect, james holmes, his lawyer revealed he ha
we are learning more about the suspected colorado theater shooter james holmes as he is expect the to be formally charged in court tomorrow. and republican presidential candidate mitt romney meets with the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in jerusalem. what the two hey, there's barely a line at space mountain. you there ! i am looking for someone, hair black as night, skin white as snow ! yeah, yeah, i got that ! she is at the castle. dad ! honey ! but she's on the move. disney mobile magic, on verizon. you wouldn't happen to have an apple ? find characters, access wait times for the park you're in, and enjoy premium features when you download disney mobile magic, powered by verizon. that's mom to you. and you should eat something that's good for you before you go outside. never! come on james. it's a new fiber one chewy bar. chocolatey and delicious. fiber one chewy bar, huh? mmm. refueled space captain james. [ male announcer ] new fiber one chewy bars. great taste kids love plus calcium and fiber kids need. >> now to the latest to the tragedy in colorado. tomorrow t
to that mass shooting spree is going to be in court tomorrow. james holmes is expected to be formally charged of 12 counts of first-degree murder. he killed 12 people and 58 others were injured. holmes was a patient of a psychiatrist at the university of colorado just before the attack. >>> and getting the v.i.p. treatment, almost presidential treatment today in jerusalem. the presumed nominee for the republican party in the white house, mitt romney, the status of jerusalem. romney tells cnn he consider cans jerusalem the capital of israel and believes the american embassy should be there. the u.s. embassy is currently in tel aviv. mitt romney and his wife visited the western wall, one of the oldest -- one of the old city's holiest sites. full details coming up in just a moment. >>> and the arab league says war crimes are being committed. syria is battling rebels for control of the country's largest city. the u.n. estimates 200,000 syrians have fled the city over the last couple of days. the government is stoppinging supplies of fuel and food controlled by rebel fighters. >>> and a memorial s
cut short. >> you have a right to be advised of the charges. >> reporter: we now learned james holmes was a psychiatric patient while grad student at the university of colorado. his psychiatrist, lynne fenton is the director of the school's mental health services. she didn't answer when we knocked today. prosecution and defense teams are now fighting over a notebook that may reveal clues. holmes' public defender says it's confidence between doctor and patient. fenton never received the notebook, but experts say if holmes made specific threats, she had an obligation to report them. >> it's called a duty to warn or duty to protect. >> reporter: but there's always a chance holmes kept his alleged plan secret. >> it's possible the psychiatrist had very little information from james holmes at the time this happened. >> reporter: james holmes will be back in court monday. he's facing potentially hundreds of charges including 12 counts of first degree murder. 58 counts of attempted murder. two big questions will the prosecution eventually seek the death penalty against holmes and will he mou
theater shooter james holmes as he prepares to be formally charged in court tomorrow. >>> mitt romney meets with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in jerusalem. what the two agree is the greatest threat in t >>> to the latest in the tragedy in colorado. tomorrow the suspect james holmes is scheduled to be back in court to face formal charges including 12 counts of murder and 58 counts of attempted murder. >> a woman critically injured in the shooting has suffered a miss . doctors say it was caused by the trauma, including the loss of her 6-year-old daughter in that shooting. yes, three of those who died were laid to rest. clayton sandell has the latest. [ bagpipes ] >> reporter: jessica went home one last time to san antonio. >> she was a forced to be reckoned with. a jolt of lightning. >> reporter: one of three funerals for 12 lives cut short. >> you have a right to be advised of charges. >> reporter: suspect james holmes was a psychiatric patient while a grad student at the university of colorado. his psychiatrist, dr. fenton is the director of student mental health services
in a movie theater is due in court tomorrow. james holmes is expected to be formally charged in the case. 12 people died and 58 others were injured. david mattingly joins use outside of the courthouse in colorado. what are we expecting to hear and are you hearing anything about james holmes and what he's been doing this past weekend? >> reporter: well, deb, expect tomorrow to see the prosecution in this case to take center stage in this terrible tragedy. we'll be hearing from them tomorrow about what kind of charges they intend to seek against this alleged killer. we had 12 people killed in the theater. we're looking at the potential of 12 murder charges there, premeditated first-degree murder charges. we have 58 people wounded. there are any number of dozens, potentially dozens of attempted murder charges that could come about as well. we're also expecting to hear more about that mysterious package that the alleged killer sent to his psychiatrist at the university of colorado. authorities have that package in their possession but the defense has said that represents protected patient-doctor
holmes have asked authorities for a package he sent to this woman, dr. lynn fenton. she's a psychiatrist at the university of colorado and director of student mental health services. cbs news reports the package included a description of how holmes was planning to kill people. defense attorneys argue it should be protected under doctor/patient privilege. psychologist eric fisher joins us to talk about this. we're hoping to learn more about what was in this notebook, this package. we don't want to speculate about how much this psychiatrist, dr. fenton, might have known about james holmes. but i'm curious what you say about the limits of confidentiality. when do you have to disclose? when does patient/doctor privilege no longer apply? >> there were laws passed in the '70s that states when a patient states a clear and present danger to a person we have the obligation to warn that person, warn family, people who might be related to them, and authorities. so the issue of this and what comes up is how are we compromising our relationship with that client that they might withhold information fr
shooter, james holmes, was until this june a graduate student at the university of colorado in a highly demanding neuroscience program. people have been talking about, asking me -- do you know had was happening inside his brain, in his mind? and also, if a colleague or a family member were ever going to possibly pose a danger, would you know it? what would you do about it? clinical psychologist half area amadour is author of "i am not sick, i don't need help: how to help someone with mental illness accept treatment." thanks for joining us. i appreciate your time. >> glad to be here. >> i do want to talk about, you know, what some of the warning signs might be in, you know, family members or colleagues. but first, there's a lot of mystery surrounding james holmes still. james holmes. the university of colorado said very little -- all we know is that he left his neuroscience program in june. he did badly on an oral exam apparently, but was not forced out of school. the school told the students and faculty not to talk with reporter which is understandable. a lot of people have asked, you k
. >>> coming up next, we are learning more about suspected colorado theater shooter james holmes as he prepares to be formally charged in court tomorrow. and republican presidential candidate mitt romney meets with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in jerusalem. what the two hey, there's barely a line at space mountain. you there ! i am looking for someone, hair black as night, skin white as snow ! yeah, yeah, i got that ! she is at the castle. dad ! honey ! but she's on the move. disney mobile magic, on verizon. you wouldn't happen to have an apple ? find characters, access wait times for the park you're in, and enjoy premium features when you download disney mobile magic, powered by verizon. >> there is an epic battle in syria over the country's industrial power center. rebel forces made great strides there and then braced for a government backlash that has finally arrived. abc news has the details. >> a syrian newspaper warned it will be the mother of all battles. it's been happening for years. the regime is vowing to snuff out the opposition fighters who had captured territory. the
to a psychiatrist. >> and major media mistakes. >> there is a jim holmes of aurora, colorado age on the tea party site. >> as has abc's error affected your trust in journalism? the movie theater massacre gave politicians and the press another chance to tackle the second amendment and rally for a change in gun laws. are the news media becoming too predictable on the issues? >> you didn't build that that. >> the president's words still in the news as are mitt romney. which candidate are the mainstream media protecting and which one is getting roasted? and who is this little boy and how did his store arery change news coverage? >> on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. rich lowry, editor of the national review. jim pinkerton, contributing editor of the american conservative magazine and daily beast editor, kirsten powers. i'm jon scott. it has been over a week now since we all learned of the terrible news, reports out of aurora, colorado describing a shooting massacre at a late night showing of a batman movie. news organizations scrambled to report the horrific details
accused in the killings, james holmes. we now the that holmes was patient of university of colorado psychiatrist two specializes in psychiatrist friend ya. law enforcement officials are studying a note book that was don't the psychiatrist. the notebook reportedly included plans for a massacre, including a stick figure gunman shooting down victims. >> work began in morgan hill to eradicate oriental fruit nice before they damage local farms. this comes after four mail fruit flies were found in different traps this weekend. crews sprayed a special chemical mixture meant to attacked fruit flies and kill them. it covers 16 square miles in and around morgan hill. >> with early detection that we had and the quick response, we're hopeful we can knock it out before even detecting anymore fruit fly. >> ama: the oriental true fly can harm up to 230 different typed of fruits and village tables. many of those crops grow in the south bay. >>> an update to breaking news from yesterday. it took nearly 24 hours but crews finished repairing a broke water main in san francisco. the pipe that 22nd and
. >> you have the right to be advised of the charges. >> we learned suspect james holme was a psychiatric patient while a practiced student at the university of colorado him psychiatrist is the school's director of student mental health services. she didn't answer today when we knocked. >> dr. fendon? >> prosecution and defense teams are now fighting over a notebook holmes made to fenton that may refeel clueses about the massacre. homeholeles' p attorney says it's confidential between doctor and parent. the doctor never received the notebook but i she had a duty to warn. >> a duty to warn or protect. >> bus there's chance he kept his plan secret. >> it's possible the psychiatrist had very little information from james holmes at the time that this happened. >> james holmes will be back in court on monday. he is facing potentially hundreds of charges, including 12 counts of first degree murder, 58 counts of attempted murder. two big questions tonight. will the prosecution's venally seek the death penalty against holmes and will he mount an insanity defense? >> ama: the theater chain is rais
at a toronto mall but was one of the 12 killed when james holmes opened fire and the shelling of the batman movie in aurora. >>> let's do what we can to remember them and share their stories >>> her brother jordan kelly >>> if the scout could done this with that much aid what can we do with this much love >>> they focused on jessica's passion for life. and that a point to remember all the victims especially those who died protecting others. matt mcquinn was one of them he was remembered in ohio he died protecting his girlfriend. >>> his immediate response was to protect the one he loved. >>> there are more funerals to come karen brown cbs news. >>> send mark and the owners of the century theater is picking up the tab for all funerals according to t m z was says some the mark will pick up all the expenses. >>> a controversial billboard as people andrea and others asking questions the comparison between the colorado suspect then president obama. mitt romney arrives in israel and to show his support and the other 100th of a thousand reasons he is there. >>> at the weather desk a double summer
again. james holmes will be in court again tomorrow. >> this weekend was filled with funeral services held for the victims of the colorado shooting. the suspect is set to be formerly charged in court monday but the family of the victims are still trying to understand what happened. a court document released friday says that holmes was a patient of a psychiatrist. a package of information was seized from his doctor last week. any communications between the defendant and the psychiatrist are absolutely protected. we don't know at this point when the last time was that he had any communications with her. we don't know the nature of those communicationings and at this point those communications are confidential. when a patient states a clear danger to a specific person we have an obligation to warn that person and the authorities. >> a beautiful day today with a mixture of sun shine and clouds. 86 degrees, it's comfortable. partly cloudy skies tonight. in terms of temperatures, 87 in town observation city, 8 the degrees. 84 as you head east. it's clear overhead but going up north there'
to mend other areas of herself. >> reporter: on monday accused shooter james holmes will be in court to hear the charges against him including 12 counts of murder. while a grad student holmes was a psychiatric patient and while it's still early the former head of the state public defender's office predicts holmes will claim insanity. >> clearly what you're looking at is somebody who has serious mental health issues and there's no question that that's what's being explored as we speak by those people representing him. >> reporter: anna moser says she will be at the courtroom tomorrow and if she can talk to james holmes knows exactly what she would tell him. >> how dare you. who gave you the right? i don't care what your motive is, he knew what he was doing. that's it. i want to see him -- i want to see justice. >> reporter: clayton sandell, abc news, aurora, colorado. >>> and going back to london now, a startling image from the opening ceremony. there in the red shirt right along the indian athletes in black an apparent crasher. an olympic official says she was a cast member helping w
full military honors. a court document filed friday showed james holmes - the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding dozens more inside the movie theater - was a patient of a university of colorado psychiatrist before the july 20th massacre. holmes is expected to be formally charged on monday. i'm melisa raney reporting. meanwhile, a billboard in idaho is comparing president obama to the accused colorado killer james holmes.next to a photo of holmes, the billboard reads "kills 12 in a movie theater, everyone freaks out." on the president's photo, it reads, "kills thousands with foreign policy, wins nobel peace prize." the ralph smeed foundation owns the advertisement and says it wants to draw attention to military men and women dying overseas. a new movie that contains a violent shoot-out at a theater will not be released this fall. that decision comes directly from the movie massacre fallout. fallout.warner brothers announced it will postpone the release of the movie ágangster squadá. it was originally set to hit theaters in september but will be released early next year. th
. a private service was held in lake, ill.. a court document filed friday was a james holmes patient of the university of colorado's psychiatrist. expected to be formally charged on monday. >> her family has set up a scholarship in her name. >> the call rodham movie theater has sparked a renewed debate over gun control -- the movie theater massacre debaterked a renewed over gun control. romneynt obama and mitt issue thist the week. we recognize the traditions of gun ownership, hunting and part of the .herished national heritage believe that gun owners ak-47s belongthat in the hands of soldiers, not in of criminals. >> the real point has to relate individuals that are distressed and to keep them from terrible acts. >> this week, at an extensive punishment following the jerry case.ky child sex abuse the schools did received the harshest penalty in 25 years. >> the signs gathering at the spot where is joe paterno statue filled with emotion. >> it breaks my heart. this is not what joe paterno was about. yesterday, university ordered the statue .emoved today, n.c.a.a. hit the football pro
suspect linked to a shooting is due in court tomorrow. james holmes, he is expected to be charged in the case. 12 people died, 58 others were injured. david matingly joins us outside the courthouse in centennial, colorado. the building behind you, we know he's being housed in the jailhouse. what are we expecting at tomorrow's hearing? he was wearing a bulletproof vest at the last hearing. >> that's true, but tomorrow, when we see everything going on, expect to see the prosecutors taking center stage. that's because they are going to have a chance now to tell us what they plan to charge the suspect with. we had 12 people killed that night. we're looking at 12 possible premeditated murder charges. all of them potential ly in the state of colorado could carry the death penalty. we also have 58 people wounded. there are several dozen people there where they could possibly have attempted murder charnges s well, not to mention charges that could come from his apartment. the improvised explosive devices he had set, rigged to go off if someone went in the apartment. he also had music play
investigating that controversial shooting. >> heather: colorado's shooting suspect james holmes is settle to return back to court tomorrow. he is expected to face a slew of charges, 12 counts of first-degree murder and about the psychiatrist that reportedly was treating him before the massacre. elizabeth is live in colorado. what can we expect from the hearing tomorrow? >> we can expect to learn the charges that 24-year-old james holmes faces. he will be going to the courthouse next-door. he could face more than a hundred charges for both crime scenes, not only the theater but the apartment. it was filled with explosives. after the charges the judge will listen to a number of motions. defense is trying to get that notebook we hear was sent to a doctor citing patient privacy. there is an effort from the media to get the gag order lifted so the public and victims' families can get more insight into the mind and motivation of a killer. >> heather: more survivors are starting to come forward. what is their message? >> we did speak with one survivor. he spoke to edge church. a local church her
controversy comparing the president to movie massacre suspect james holmes. holmes accused of murdering 12 people last week. the billboard says mr. obama has killed thousands with his foreign policy. the honor is calling attention to military men and women dying overseas. government troops tried to regain control of aleppo a commercial hub in syria. civilians who have not run away are caught in the crossfire she >>> the opposition fighters in aleppo are likely armed but no match for government and heavy artillery or helicopter gunships. a video shows it is terrified civilians who are dying in crossfire. dozens of residents saw this battle coming and fled days ago to the countryside or towards swollen refugee camps in turkey. across the region whole families have been stranded by the violence intense and buildings or in this case forced to camp and the lebanese school and d for summer vacation. >>> this boy is 9. his mother says they've left their homes behind but not the grisly memories. >>> was of people killed by shelling, and also tortured to death. according to the united nations more
of the colorado movie theater shooting. suspect james holmes is scheduled to be formally charged. but friends and family of the victim are still trying to come to grips with what happened. >> on a moment of crisis you don't have time to think about what you're going to do, all you have time for is react. >> reporter: holmes was a patient of lin fenton. police seized a package sent home to her now his attorneys are fighting to get it back. >> any communications between the defendant and the psychiatrist are absolutely protected. we don't know at this point when the last time was that he had any communications with her. we don't know the nature of those communications. >> reporter: 12 people were killed in that movie theater, dozens injured including pierce oferrel who was sitting right next to the emergency exit. >> when i saw him it seemed like everything stopped. everything was in slow motion. i could not hear the movie anymore, literally it feels like i could feel his steps coming. >> i would say i forgive you and i would ask him if i could pray for him. because the truth is every person o
holmes opened fire in an aurora, colorado movie theater showing the new batman movie, killing 12 people and wounding 50 market president obama says he believes in the second amendment guarantee to bear arms, and mitt romney does not support new laws in this country. nobody will mess with this in this election cycle. >> is election cycle or next election cycle, unless politicians develop intestinal fortitude and goes against the nra. who uses assault weapons? do you hunt rabbits were pigeons or deer with an assault weapon? >> what interests me is how politicians are staying totally away. >> i talked to two fairly senior people in congress this week, one a democrat, won a republican, both genuine gun supporters, and they said that as a result of the nra's peter, something very dangerous is going to happen in this country. but then they went on to say, , i willarquote me never speak to you again." >> this issue was decided in 1994. >> there was a perception by many democrats that they lost the house in 1994 when they passed the assault weapons ban. i would point out this -- the assault wea
- year-old james holmes opened fire on an aurora, colorado movie theater during the opening of the new batman movie. prident obama says that like most americans, he believes in the second amendment a guarantee to an individual right to bear arms. mitt romney -- "i don't support new gun laws in ts country does nobody will mess with guns in this election cycle. >> this election cycle or next election cycle, unless politicians develop a little intestinal fortitude and are willing to stand up against the nra. who needs an assault weapon? you hunt rabbits or patients or deer -- pigeons teare with an assault weapon? no. >> what interests me is that politicians are staying away. >> i talked to two senior people in congress this week, one a democrat, one republican, and they said that as a result of the nra's behavior, something very dangerous is going to happen in this country, but they went on to say, "if you quote me, i will never speak to you again." >> this was decided in 1994. >> democrats believe, or there is a perception among many democrats, that they lost to the house in 1994 because
against james holmes. he's expected to face 12 counts of first-degree murder. holmes is accused of opening fire at a theater killing many 12 people. for some of the survivors, they're turning to faith. hear from one survivor who went to church for the first time since the shooting more than a week ago. >> let's put our hands together and welcome him. >> could you walk us back to the night of the shooting? >> we walked into that theater, and the whole place was completely packed, and here were two seats like they were just waiting for us. ♪ >> i do believe the lord wanted me in that theater and i believe he protected me for a reason. maybe the reason is to show what i've been praying for the last year every day is, lord, help me, help me, give me a way to shoulder the world who you are, and, you know, if this is that reason, then halleluiah. >> he's got a long ways go. he's got a lot of healing to take place and obviously this has been extremely difficult, but think he's very optimistic, very positive, very upbeat for the future. >> the bullet went straight into my arm. i was lying on my
is happening in the wake of the tragedy in colorado. the alleged mass murderer, james holmes sitening a jail cell tonight n fact, that same detention facility was on lockdown, more on that in a moment. first tomorrow, holmes, scheduled to be back inside a courtroom, where he will be formally charged with murder for each of the 12 people killed and even more charges for the dozens who were injured. this as we learn new information tonight about the security at the movie theater the night of the massacre. no security guards were on duty that night even though other theaters owned by the company did provide security for what was expected to be a busy opening night for the film "the dark knight rises", but we will never know for sure if security would have been able to even prevent what happened. elizabeth is live with the news in centennial, colorado tonight. elizabeth what, can we expect to see in court tomorrow. we expect to learn a lot about james holmes when he enters the courtroom behind me. he could be facing a laundry list of charges from the district attorney here and in arapahoe count
shootings will be in court tomorrow. prosecutors will file formal changes against james holmes. he's expected to face 12 counts of first-degree murder. holmes is accused of opening fire at an arohr real movie theater, killing more than 12 people a week ago. >>> and in syria where rebels and government forces are still fighting to gain control of alebeau, the country's main commercial scepter.eppo, the co commercial scepter. syria's tv says they suffered losses. ivan watson is watching this firsthand. earlier he told us about an army base that's surrounded by rebels. >> reporter: for the last hour i've been watching rebels attack on a syrian army base located just outside the northern limits of that city of aleppo. it started around sunset with great deal of rocket fire and mortar fire and machine gunfire, and we've basically been watching constant tracer fire at night, focused on this syrian army base and emerging from this syrian army base. the rebels seem to be attacking this base, which has an estimated 14 tanks and about more than 200 soldiers from many different directions. an
allowed in the courtroom that day and holmes is not expected to make statements. 12 people died and 58 others were wounded in the shooting. >>> the tax cut today continue on capitol hill. democrats are pushing for extensions for those making less than $250,000 a year and foxee peter ducey has more. >> reporter: president obama said his tax plan would give everyone a tax break but for the top 2% of earners. republicans continue to say since the top 2% are the job creators, it would not be smart to take money out of their pockets. >> unfortunately, washington democrats' default position is to allow everyone's taxes sky rocket if congress doesn't agree to their plan to raise taxes on one of the most productive segments on our economy. >> reporter: president obama said that is not right. >> republicans in congress and their nominee for president believe that the best way to create prosperity in america is to let it trickle down from the top. and they believe that if our country spends trillions more on tax cuts for the wealthy, they will create jobs. even if we have to pay for it like gutt
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